Dance Academy Season 1
S01 E01May 31, 2010
Learning to Fly May 31, 2010 Country girl Tara Webster travels to Sydney to audition for the prestigious National Academy of Dance. It's a tumultuous week as she realises her dream is going to be a lot more difficult than she thought.
S01 E02Jun 1, 2010
Week Zero Jun 1, 2010 Tara arrives at the Academy excited about the year ahead. As she struggles to fit in, she learns the hard way to respect her teachers and find true friends.
S01 E03Jun 2, 2010
Behind Barres Jun 2, 2010 Tara's crush on Ethan threatens her friendship with Kat; Abigail wins a decisive victory; Christian finds himself in police custody and, with nowhere else to go, has to accept his place at the Academy.
S01 E04Jun 3, 2010
Mine Field Jun 3, 2010 Tara is frustrated when Christian refuses to participate in trust exercises, Kat feels betrayed by Tara's secret crush on Ethan, and Sammy finds himself tied to Abigail for 24 hours.
S01 E05Jun 4, 2010
Real Men Don’t Dance Jun 4, 2010 Sammy is forced to choose between dance and his father when compulsory Saturday ballet classes clash with his Synagogue services; and Christian struggles to accept the rules of the Academy.
S01 E06Jun 7, 2010
Perfection Jun 7, 2010 Tara is stunned to learn Kat's mother is a world acclaimed ballerina and Tara's greatest idol. Meanwhile, Sammy's perfect girlfriend Mia has unexpectedly returned from an overseas exchange.
S01 E07Jun 8, 2010
Crush Test Dummies Jun 8, 2010 Christian shows Ethan some real Australian street hip-hop. Meanwhile, Tara is the self-proclaimed expert on crushes and is happy to educate Kat in every aspect of the mysterious art form.
S01 E08Jun 9, 2010
Growing Pains Jun 9, 2010 Tara is overjoyed by a rumour that she and Damien Lang are dating. Meanwhile, Abigail is unwilling to accept the changes in her developing body.
S01 E09Jun 10, 2010
Heartbeat Jun 10, 2010 Kat creates a video of her dancing that becomes an internet success. Meanwhile, Ethan views Christian as a friendly rival and the two boys begin to compete with each other.
S01 E10Jun 11, 2010
Through the Looking Glass Jun 11, 2010 Christian's best mate Aaron comes to stay and reveals the truth about the robbery they committed. Meanwhile, Abigail's control issues are spiralling out-of-control and she is caught shoplifting.
S01 E11Jun 14, 2010
One Perfect Day Jun 14, 2010 Tara is elated when Ethan asks her to dance in his choreographic assessment piece. She hopes that he is finally beginning to see her as romantic potential.
S01 E12Jun 15, 2010
Pressure Jun 15, 2010 Pressure is building at the Academy as the students prepare for exam week.
S01 E13Jun 16, 2010
Family Jun 16, 2010 It's Open Week at the Academy when parents watch their children in a series of demonstration classes.
S01 E14Jun 17, 2010
Turning Pointes Jun 17, 2010 Kat introduces Tara to her new boyfriend; Abigail struggles to convince her therapist to allow her to return to ballet classes and Sammy tries to convince Abigail to help him with ballroom dance classes.
S01 E15Jun 18, 2010
My Life En Pointe Jun 18, 2010 Petra Hoffman arrives at the Academy on exchange from the Berlin Ballet School; Kat has been ditching class to spend time with her new boyfriend; and Tara kisses Christian behind Ethan's back.
S01 E16Jun 21, 2010
Free Falling Jun 21, 2010 Kat is upset when her parents ignore her 16th birthday and in revenge throws herself a huge party at their harbour front home. The house quickly fills with people and events spiral out of control.
S01 E17Jun 22, 2010
A Midsummer's Night Dream Jun 22, 2010 It is school camp and everyone is dreading the trip away, especially Tara who has been made an outcast following the party.
S01 E18Jun 23, 2010
Betty Bunheads Jun 23, 2010 German exchange student Petra Hoffman is thrilled when she is invited to stay at the Academy; Abigail is making more trouble for Tara; and Sammy and Abigail have begun secretly kissing.
S01 E19Jun 24, 2010
Fairest and Best Jun 24, 2010 Junior footballers from the Institute of Sport have been sent to the Academy for some specialised training. The challenge is on between the dancers and the footballers to prove which is the toughest sport.
S01 E20Jun 25, 2010
Ballet Fever Jun 25, 2010 When the Board decides to cut hip hop and jazz from the curriculum Kat goes on the warpath. Tara and Christian find themselves together at the beach and their spark is rekindled.
S01 E21Jun 28, 2010
FOMO: Fear of Missing Out Jun 28, 2010 It's a month since Tara's injury and her plaster is due to come off, but Tara seems more focused on her new boyfriend and planning the school formal than she is in attending her doctor's appointments.
S01 E22Jun 29, 2010
Flight or Fight Response Jun 29, 2010 The date for Christian's robbery hearing has been set but his defence strategy relies on his best mate, Aaron. However Aaron has vanished. Meanwhile the time has come for Tara to go back to dancing.
S01 E23Jun 30, 2010
Best Friends Forever Jun 30, 2010 Christian's conscience gets the better of him and he changes his story to protect his friend. Meanwhile, Ethan has received interest from a dance company in Spain.
S01 E24Jul 1, 2010
Heatwave Jul 1, 2010 In the weeks since the court hearing, Sammy and Christian have been inseparable, but when Christian ditches Sammy to spend time with Tara, what Sammy feels is uncomfortably a lot like jealousy.
S01 E25Jul 2, 2010
The Deep End Jul 2, 2010 Rehearsals for 'The Nutcracker' are underway and Tara discovers that being the star is not all it's cracked up to be. Sammy is forced to admit that his feelings for Christian have changed.
S01 E26Jul 5, 2010
Learning to Fly, Part 2 Jul 5, 2010 The end of year production has arrived. Things don't go smoothly when the director is not happy with Tara's performance and Abigail hides her costume.